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Dear UCS Supporter,

For more than 40 years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has used the Clean Air Act to save lives, protect human health, and safeguard our environment.

But now, this critical piece of legislation is under attack, as is the very science upon which it is based.

"I have said many times, and there was a report a couple of weeks ago that in fact you look at this last year, it was the warmest year in the last decade, I think was the numbers that came out. I don't - I accept that. I do not say that it is man-made."
- Representative Fred Upton (R-MI)

The House will vote in the next few weeks on the Dirty Air Act-a bill proposed by Representative Fred Upton that attacks science and the Clean Air Act. 

Take action today! 
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This is part of a well-coordinated, well-funded war on science-backed by opponents looking out for their own interests in an effort to obstruct progress on important environmental and human health protections.

We need your help. Please urge your representative to stand up for science and the health of our families by opposing efforts to undermine the Clean Air Act.  
The Clean Air Act was created to regulate dangerous pollutants and to implement a science-based method for the EPA to identify and address new threats to human health. In 2009, after conducting an exhaustive scientific review, the EPA concluded that global warming emissions threaten public health and welfare.
We cannot allow our elected officials to senselessly reject the EPA's scientific assessment that global warming emissions endanger the public. Nor can we allow them to roll back the hard-fought human health and environmental protections we've won in the last few years! Please take action today.  
Amidst the inflammatory rhetoric of media personalities and polarizing politics found in our national and state capitols these days, it's becoming harder and harder to find leaders who are willing to stand up for science and for practical solutions to America's energy and climate challenges.
Please urge your representative to say no to this attack on science and human health by supporting efforts to protect the EPA's authority to reduce global warming emissions.    


Kate Abend
National Field Organizer
UCS Climate and Energy Program
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